St Mawes Castle, St Mawes

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  • Check opening hours before visiting, breathtaking views of the bay and Falmouth. Not for disabled folks as the stairs are narrow. If you're not an English Heritage member the entrance fee covers the C...  more »
  • St Mawes Castle overlooks the Fal estuary and the town of Falmouth. It is a well preserved clover-leaf shaped castle built for Henry VIII as a coastal artillery fortress between 1539 and 1545 to count...  more »
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  • Plenty of parking pay and display (free for English Heritage Members), small castle but plenty to see inside , with great views. Noticed a few reviews having issues with accessibility , the place has small round staircases and the grounds and castle are not on one level .... but then again surely common sense will tell you that a castle built in the 1540's was not that bothered with accessibility
  • Surprisingly big castle as what you can see from the road is only a little bit of it. There are lots of steep, narrow steps from top to bottom and really nice grounds. Fantastic views across the river.
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